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T-O Engineers merges with GDA Engineers of Wyoming

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T-O Engineers, Inc., a Meridian-based planning and engineering firm, has merged with GDA Engineers, a civil engineering and surveying firm based in Cody, Wyoming. “It opens doors to us geographically,” said Eva Fithen, marketing manager of T-O. “We’re in Idaho ...

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Idaho election chief chooses election management software

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has announced a new vendor to manage the state’s election system and voter registration database. Denney said August 7 that he chose Tenex Software Solutions Inc. from the six vendors who submitted proposals for ...

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Who’s in, out in small business tax break? It’s complicated

Architects and engineers are still in. Accountants, doctors and lawyers remain out — mostly. New rules floated by the Trump administration lay out what kinds of businesses can take a 20 percent deduction against income taxes under the new tax ...

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Idaho prisons mulling 20 percent budget boost

Top officials with the Idaho Department of Correction are considering telling state lawmakers they need a nearly 20 percent budget increase to fund beds, staff and services for the state’s growing prison population. “This budget really is the cost of ...

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New law may force small businesses to reveal data practices

A Rhode Island software company that sells primarily to businesses is nonetheless making sure it complies with a strict California law about consumers’ privacy. AVTECH Software is preparing for what some say is the wave of the future: laws requiring ...

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Idaho oilseeds supplier expands his foreign markets (access required)

The owner of an American Falls oilseeds supplier said he’s been significantly expanding his foreign markets recently, creating new opportunities for local farmers to diversify their crop rotations. For growers in southern and eastern Idaho, contracts with Mountain States Oilseeds ...

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Barley farmers start supplying version of the grain that is edible for humans

A major grain supplier is developing a new market for Eastern Idaho barley farmers, who have endured recent cuts to their contracted malt barley acreage. In addition to raising malt barley for large brewing companies or feed barley for livestock, ...

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Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer. J.R. ...

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